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Canada Power Market: New industry data published Canada Power Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com With power demand highly correlated to economic activities, we maintain our relatively positive outlook for the Canadian power sector. Our country risk analysts forecast Canadian real GDP growth to move just above the 2.2-2.3% long-term trend on average in 2014 and 2015, with expansion of 2.3% and
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Canada Information Technology Market: New industry data published Canada Information Technology Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com The outlook for IT market growth in 2014 is unchanged in the Q1 2014 update, with the decline in desktop and notebook shipments already factored into our forecast. We expect Canada´s IT market to report moderate overall growth in 2014, constrained by slower economic growth and
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Bulgaria Defence and Security Market: New industry data published Bulgaria Defence and Security Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com BMI believes that Bulgarian defence spending will reduce to US$796mn in 2014. Nevertheless, this could be the last such decrease prior to a period of rising defence spending. Our assessment sees Bulgaria increasing its defence budget to US$810mn in 2015, and the performing a further
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Brazil Water Market: New industry data published Brazil Water Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We believe that while the overall trend in the provision of water and sanitation services has been one of improvement over recent decades (particularly in urban areas), vast differences in service provision persist, and while the gap in service provision should continue to narrow over the coming
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Brazil Real Estate Market: New industry data published Brazil Real Estate Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Brazil presents an extremely favourable picture, with the hosting of major sporting events in 2014 and 2016 prompting the construction of suitable infrastructure. However, there have been reports that only a fraction of the available budget has been used and that numerous projects are running behind
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Brazil Insurance Market: New industry data published Brazil Insurance Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com As of late 2013, the major trends that make Brazil one of the most exciting and dynamic insurance markets globally remain intact. Thanks to the general improvement of perceived macro-economic risks and commercial initiatives by the insurance companies themselves, premiums are growing rapidly: this is at a
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Botswana Power Market: New industry data published Botswana Power Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Despite Botswana being one of the wealthiest non-oil producing countries in Africa, its power sector needs much work if it is to be financial viable over the long term. Demand outstrips supply and this is to remain the case over the 10-year forecast period to 2023, although
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Botswana Autos Market: New industry data published Botswana Autos Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com In light of the Bank of Botswana (BoB)´s pursuit of monetary easing , easing price pressures, and new Q2 2013 sales data from the Central Statistics Office, BMI forecasts new and used passenger vehicles sales of 36,831 in 2014, a marginal decline on 2013. Passenger vehicles will
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Bolivia Oil and Gas Market: New industry data published Bolivia Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We currently expect hydrocarbons production to continue its upward trajectory in Bolivia over the medium term; however, we are pricing in a slowdown in growth toward the end of the decade. Namely, while the country´s oil and gas sector has largely weathered broader concerns related
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Bangladesh Agribusiness Market: New industry data published Bangladesh Agribusiness Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We hold a cautious outlook towards the Bangladesh agriculture sector. While it comes from a low base, structural problems still plague the industry. For example, in the rice milling sector, only a third of the rice mills are automated whilst the rest are manually operated mills which
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Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Tourism Report 2014 Market: New industry data published Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania Tourism Report 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We believe that although Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will remain less successful than many of their Central and Eastern European peers, these Baltic countries will see a significant upswing in their tourism sectors over the next few years, largely owing to the development of inter-regional
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Azerbaijan Oil and Gas Market: New industry data published Azerbaijan Oil and Gas Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Despite planned investment in order to stabilise output from Azerbaijan´s ACG complex, the long term outlook for liquids is bearish notwithstanding near term gains from the US$6nn Chirag Oil Project (COP). The greatest source of upside risk to our oil outlook comes from our bullish
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Australia Metals Market: New industry data published Australia Metals Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com We expect subdued growth in both production and consumption of most metals in Australia as a weakening global commodity market continues to take its toll on the economy. While significant additional global monetary stimulus should help to boost metal prices in the near term, the bout of
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Argentina Renewables Market: New industry data published Argentina Renewables Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com This quarter we have upwardly revised our solar capacity and generation forecasts for Argentina, on account of the recent positive developments within the industry which are likely to spur on the country´s solar expansion programme. Overall however, we remain relatively bearish towards the Argentine renewables industry, as
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Angola Autos Market: New industry data published Angola Autos Report Q2 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com BMI forecasts car sales in Angola to increase 20% in 2013 and 21% in 2014, predicated on our bullish outlook for private consumption in the country. We expect inflation to moderate somewhat over the year, and access to credit for many Angolans to improve, which should serve to
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Venezuela Autos Market: New market information published Venezuela Autos Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Vehicle sales declined 17.5% year-on-year in the first nine months of the year, to 81,950 units. We hold a bearish outlook for consumer sentiment, and maintain our forecast for a 19% decline in the market in 2013. We believe that the poor macro picture in Venezuela will continue
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Thailand Telecommunications Market: New market information published Thailand Telecommunications Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Thailand´s telecoms market is characterised by a mobile market approaching saturation, a fixed-line market that has been in decline since 2007 and a low broadband penetration rate. The successful launch of 3G services in May 2013 offers some potential in the market, but the heavy degree of
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South Africa Defence and Security Market: New market information published South Africa Defence and Security Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com In terms of the country´s defence budget, questions remain as to whether it allocates sufficient funding for the military to perform the tasks required by the government. In Q413, BMI reported that defence spending was expected to be set at US$3.9bn for 2013, but
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Saudi Arabia Retail Market: New market information published Saudi Arabia Retail Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Saudi Arabia´s retail sector is expected to grow steadily over the next few years on the back of strong economic growth, rising disposable incomes, increasing acceptance of the concept of modern retailing, a youthful population and an enlarged consumer base created by the improved position of
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Pakistan Food and Drink Market: New market information published Pakistan Food and Drink Report Q1 2014 - a new market research report on companiesandmarkets.com Political instability and persistent militant activity will continue to hamper foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan´s food and drink industries, detracting all but the largest companies that can withstand such high risks. Nevertheless, we continue to view Pakistan as an important potential longer-term market, provided
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